Last edited 24 Feb 2019

Conservation articles and news

IHBC hosts stand at 50th Anniversary conservation area celebration in Cambridge

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Free CPD and more on 27 February at Cambridge’s Guildhall: all welcome though with the evening event by prior booking only…

IHBC welcomes top lawyer double-up to the 2019 Annual School

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Charles Mynors and Nigel Hewitson: ‘… on legal issues around conservation calamities’!

More speakers announced for IHBC 2019 Day School

‘Structures and structural failure’ at IHBC’s Nottingham School, with Ed Morton (ex Canterbury, York and Westminster to St Paul’s) and John Ruddy.

IHBC HESPR top pick from £10.2M+ costed work

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RSPB Scotland, seeks developer of ‘micro-adventure with heritage interpretation’ (‘Wanderings and Windings’), closing 11/03, value £9000.

IHBC Out of Context CPD Boost

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An ethnographic approach to conservation from Tom Yarrow in Context – with an ‘energy twist’, from the Trobriand Islands to Scotland.

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Ageing gracefully - restorations which retain historical decay.

Survey on the importance of high quality design in building - Civic Voice

Following the government’s launch of the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission in Dec 2018 Civic Voice has launched a survey to assist in its submission.

Funding deal agreed to build homes on London rooftops

Government backa a project to build rooftop properties in London on the top of existing buildings - part of a £500m project for 11K+ affordable properties across the country…

RIBA publishes latest future trends survey results

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The latest RIBA survey of architects indicates a considerable fall in optimism about their future workload.

£38 million T Level Capital Fund launched for England

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From 2020 young people taking T Levels – the technical equivalent of A levels - will benefit from a £38 million funding boost.

MHCLG on Construction Products Regulation in the event of no Brexit deal

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MHCLG has provided guidance with practical information on the legal requirements that would be required in a no deal scenario in relation to construction products.

Centre for Cities think tank reveals that British cities bear the brunt of austerity

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The Centre for Cities think tank has called for an end to local government austerity as it reveals that Whitehall cuts have hit cities twice as hard as the rest of Britain.